Why Does Sustainable Packaging Focus So Heavily on Recycling?

Packaging World is the “go to” resource when it comes to news and innovation in that niche. A recent article discusses how Brita Premium Water is the first retailer with a refillable recyclable aluminum bottle and plastic free paperboard carrier both of which are recyclable. Hallelujah! As a company whose mission is sustainability in the packaging world, we thank Anne Marie Mohan for this article on sustainability. Our hat is off to Brita for finding a practical way to eliminate 1,800...

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Why Are We Shipping Containers, Boxes, and Cartons Filled With Air?

A November 17, 2021 Philadelphia Inquirer business news article today caught my eye and forced me to ask the question on which this blog is based. Collapsed Boxes Headed to Reuse Boxes Headed to Recycling or Landfill During the current challenges with supply chain backlogs, why aren’t businesses looking for better mousetraps to move toward Sustainable Supply Chains as suggested in this article in the Harvard Business Review. An even bigger question is, “Why are the Aussies beating the USA to the punch.”...

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Learn How Sustainability Actions Pay Huge Cumulative Dividends

Would you like to prove the value of your sustainability efforts with hard data? Years of feedback from happy customers has led us to create what we believe is a one-of-a-kind calculator for measuring the financial savings that come from Zero Waste Management and Green Manufacturing. We believe it is the only calculator in the world that allows businesses to identify and project the cumulative savings that come with reusing boxes, maximizing labor productivity, and reducing reliance on and costs for...

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How to save 40% Annually on Box Costs

We understand that not all boxes in your company’s supply chain can be reused. That said, if only 10% of your boxes were reused 10 times the result would be a 40% annual savings. For example: if your company purchases $10,000, $100,000, or $1,000,000 of boxes, the savings can be an amazing reduction of expense and a huge gain for environmental sustainability.  Simply stated, each time boxes are reused; they do not have to be recycled or re-purchased.  Historically, the biggest...

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